Sending Emails via Outlook

by Jan 2, 2019

You can always use Send-MailMessage to send a mail via any SMTP server. If you’d like to use your Outlook client, though, i.e. to keep access to your address books, use your companies Exchange server, or save the mail in your mail history, here is a quick function that shows how:

function Send-OutlookMail




    $outlook = New-Object -ComObject Outlook.Application
    $mail = $outlook.CreateItem(0)
    $mail.Subject = $Subject
    $ = $To

    $mail.BodyFormat = 1  # use 2 for HTML mails
    $mail.Attachments.Add([object]$AttachmentPath, 1)
    $mail.building = $BodyText

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